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Gregory Corso teaches Allen Ginsberg's class, The history of poetry, June, 1975.


Published June 9, 1975


The first two classes in a "History of poetry" series by Allen Ginsberg in the summer of 1975, taught by Gregory Corso while Ginsberg was sick. Corso holds the class in a "Socratic" format, allowing the students to ask him questions about anything they wish. He describes his process of editing and shaping a poem, and also talks about his family and relations with members of the Beat generation.


Run time 1:28:53

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